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Shire of Coolgardie welcomes new Councillors
Posted 22 October 2021 Shire of Coolgardie welcomes new Councillors

The Shire of Coolgardie would like to warmly welcome it’s new Councillors in the Local Government Election held on Saturday 16 October. Councillors Rose Mitchell and John Williams are newly elected with Councillors Malcolm Cullen and Sherryl Botting returning to council.

Shire puts customer service first
Posted 21 October 2021 Shire puts customer service first

In November this year, the Shire of Coolgardie will launch a new Customer Service Portal which will enable residents and ratepayers to submit and track service requests online. In a partnership with local government software provider, IT Vision, the Shire will be the first local government in the State to implement the customer service solution named Altus Customer Experience.

Councillor Rathbone receives Diploma of Local Government
Posted 12 October 2021 Councillor Rathbone receives Diploma of Local Government

Congratulations to Cr Tracey Rathbone for achieving her Diploma of Local Government (Elected Member).

New Kambalda gym ramp rolled out to community
Posted 06 October 2021 New Kambalda gym ramp rolled out to community

Local resident Malcolm Cross (pictured) is proud to see a new ramp installed and ready for use at the Kambalda Community Recreation Facility Gym.

Showcase Our Shire Photography Competition Winners announced
Posted 01 October 2021 Showcase Our Shire Photography Competition Winners announced

The winners of the Shire of Coolgardie ‘Showcase Our Shire’ Photography Competition were announced last week, with Tari Laatz taking out the top prize!

Kambalda community supports the R U OK? Day message
Posted 17 September 2021 Kambalda community supports the R U OK? Day message

R U OK? Day, held Thursday 9 September every year, is a national day of action that reinforces the importance of staying connected with friends, family and colleagues through all life’s ups and downs, big or small.

Kambalda business owners network in newly re-opened Kambalda Hotel.
Posted 09 September 2021 Kambalda business owners network in newly re-opened Kambalda Hotel.

On Thursday 12th August, KBCCI Business Adviser Sharni Foulkes and Kambalda Community Resource Centre came together to deliver the Kambalda Business Networking evening at the newly re-opened Kambalda Hotel with Managers Darlene and Steve Cole joining the evening.

Childrens Book Week transports little ones into different worlds
Posted 08 September 2021 Childrens Book Week transports little ones into different worlds

On Thursday, 26 August 2021 we transformed the Kambalda Public Library into a theme of old worlds, new worlds and other worlds along with a handmade time machine and props that magically turned children into dragons, robots and a knight for CBCA Book Week 2021.

Local Rangers share information and knowledge
Posted 27 August 2021 Local Rangers share information and knowledge

On Thursday 29 July 2021 the Kambalda Community Resource Centre partnered with the Shire of Coolgardie Ranger Services to bring the Ranger Information Evening to the Kambalda community.

Green fingers turn out for Sustainable Kitchen Garden Workshop
Posted 27 August 2021 Green fingers turn out for Sustainable Kitchen Garden Workshop

On Wednesday 14th July the Kambalda Community Resource Centre saw a great turn out of garden enthusiasts attend the Sustainable Kitchen Garden Workshop at the Kambalda Rec Centre.

A warm welcome to town for newcomers to Kambalda
Posted 27 August 2021 A warm welcome to town for newcomers to Kambalda

The Kambalda Community Resource Centre hosted another well attended bi-annual Welcome to Town Morning Tea on Wednesday 21 July 2021 at the Kambalda Community Recreation Facility.

Thousands flock to Coolgardie for rousing rodeo event
Posted 26 August 2021 Thousands flock to Coolgardie for rousing rodeo event

Seniors stay connected following positive response
Posted 25 August 2021 Seniors stay connected following positive response

Shire of Coolgardie President, Malcolm Cullen is pleased to announce an extension to the Seniors Staying Connected program.

Catch up with your Councillors
Posted 18 August 2021 Catch up with your Councillors

With over 40 years of experience between them we caught up with your elected members of Council to see why they became councillors, what is the best thing about it and why you should run for council.

Popular Meals on Wheels service to continue in Shire of Coolgardie
Posted 11 August 2021 Popular Meals on Wheels service to continue in Shire of Coolgardie

NAIDOC Week Celebrations 2021 Welcome All
Posted 04 August 2021 NAIDOC Week Celebrations 2021 Welcome All

Prospecting fun in Coolgardie
Posted 23 July 2021 Prospecting fun in Coolgardie

On Sunday the 11th of April Corey from Coolgardie Gold Safaris in conjunction with the Coolgardie Community Resource Centre took a group on a Gold prospecting excursion at one of his lease blocks.

Shire announces 2021/2022 budget
Posted 14 July 2021 Shire announces 2021/2022 budget

The Shire of Coolgardie has confirmed its budget for the 2021/2022 financial year with capital works and continuation of service delivery the key objectives.

New books in Coolgardie Library
Posted 22 June 2021 New books in Coolgardie Library

The Coolgardie Community Resource Centre’s new Trainee Sapphire Gair, has recently given the CRC library a new face lift with re-organising all of the books into their very own categories!

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea 2021
Posted 22 June 2021 Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea 2021

On Sunday, 23 May 2021 the Kambalda Community Resource Centre invited the community to the annual Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. This year saw the centre hosting well over 70 community members for scrumptious treats and fun games with the aim to raise funds for Cancer Council.

Shire delivers free TAFE Business courses to local community
Posted 18 June 2021 Shire delivers free TAFE Business courses to local community

Care Packages prepared and given to Meals on Wheels recipients.
Posted 27 May 2021 Care Packages prepared and given to Meals on Wheels recipients.

All Meals on Wheels recipients in the Shire of Coolgardie will receive a bonus to their meal delivery next week with the addition of a care package.

Property Pride Competition launches June 1st!
Posted 27 May 2021 Property Pride Competition launches June 1st!

Do you think your yard is pretty special? If so, from today, you could enter it into the Shire of Coolgardie’s Property Pride competition and be in the winning to receive a $250 Bunnings gift voucher.

Golden Feather Hunt extended till 28 May 2021
Posted 13 May 2021 Golden Feather Hunt extended till 28 May 2021

Coolgardie CRC and Centrecare team up for local kids
Posted 04 May 2021 Coolgardie CRC and Centrecare team up for local kids

The kids in Coolgardie are never bored on Wednesday afternoons! The Centrecare Youth team comes to Coolgardie every Wednesday after school during the school term with different and fun activities for the kids to participate in. These activities change weekly and can be anything from Slime making to Sports.

Get Messy at the Coolgardie Community Recreation Centre
Posted 04 May 2021 Get Messy at the Coolgardie Community Recreation Centre

Every fortnight, the Coolgardie CRC joins forces with Beverly Packs from Parenting Connection WA to deliver a new and exciting program! One of the favourites amongst our Toddlers is the Sensory Based play.

Shire of Coolgardie’s CEO Exceeds Council’s Expectations  in Performance
Posted 30 April 2021 Shire of Coolgardie’s CEO Exceeds Council’s Expectations in Performance Review

Council expressed extreme satisfaction with the CEO’s performance and acknowledged the many ways James Trail exceeded expectations in 2020/21 especially in relation to his management of COVID-19 pandemic and how he demonstrated resilience by ensuring services and projects continued to be delivered despite the multitude of restrictions.

Youth Week entertains local kids
Posted 29 April 2021 Youth Week entertains local kids

On April 9th, Youth Week kicked off in Kambalda with a Hawaiian themed pool party. The kids looked every bit the part by dressing up in Hawaiian leis, putting on some groovy sunglasses and then posing for photos in front of the Tiki Bar with an infamous Kathie’s Krushie.

Coolgardie commended by community.
Posted 09 April 2021 Coolgardie commended by community.

The results of the Shire of Coolgardie 2021 Community Survey are in – and the Shire has demonstrated improvements across the board.

Shire of Coolgardie in Canberra
Posted 25 March 2021 Shire of Coolgardie in Canberra

Shire of Coolgardie representatives travelled to the nation’s capital to meet with Members of Parliament and key stakeholders.

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